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Countdown Pedestrian Signals Legibility and Comprehension Without Flashing Hand

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-13-0081
Project Abstract: 

This project will conduct field evaluations using pedestrians to the effectiveness of adding a flashing DON'T WALK symbol to pedestrian countdown signals and the ability of those with low vision to comprehend and detect such symbols.

Goals:

To provide empirical evidence of the effectiveness of adding a flashing DON'T WALK symbol to pedestrian countdown signals and the ability of those with low vision to comprehend and detect such symbols.  

Project Status: 
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount): 
$0
Start Date: 
Monday, June 24, 2013
End Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Public Access Plan: 
Yes
FHWA AMRP Program: 
Safety
FHWA AMRP Activity: 
Human Factors Analytics
FHWA Activity: 
Human Factors

Contact Information

Team: 
Human Factors Team
Office:
Office of Safety Research and Development
Office Code: 
HRDS-30

Management Organizations

Partners and Other Sponsor/Managing/Performing Organizations: 
Organization Role: 
Partner: Technical
Organization: 

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